Press Releases

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Sacramento, CA - Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced, AB 285, legislation that creates a State School Nurse Consultant within the Department of Education to oversee school nurses and supervisors of health, and to advise the State Superintendent on student health issues.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Sacramento (CA) – Today, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), and California Energy Commission (CEC) released the final Root Cause Analysis Report on the August 14th and 15th electricity outages.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Sacramento, CA - Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced, AB 229, legislation that establishes use of force trainings within the existing courses provided by the California Private Security Services Act. Under current laws, no use of force trainings exist for Private Patrol Operators.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Sacramento, CA - Today, the California Legislature adjourned in memory to celebrate the life of civil rights activist and attorney, Takayo Rose Matsui Ochi, led by Assemblymembers Chris Holden, Reginald Jones-Sawyer, and Al Muratsuchi. Ochi, who endured her early life in American Concentration Camps during World War II, was the first Asian American woman commissioner on the Los Angeles Police Commission and the first Asian American woman Assistant Attorney General.  She passed away on December 13, 2020.

Friday, January 8, 2021

Sacramento, CA – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom presented his proposed 2021-2022 Budget. Assemblymember Chris Holden released the following statement:

Monday, December 21, 2020

Sacramento, CA –Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation, AB 121 that waives the pet adoption fee for Active Duty Military Service Members.  

“Given how profound the emotional and physical benefits of having a pet can be, we should make pet adoption as easy as possible for our country’s heroes,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Sacramento, CA – Today, Assemblymember Chris Holden introduced legislation, AB 112 that would help incarcerated individuals access their Medi-Cal benefits immediately upon release.

“Continuity of care is critical for improving health outcomes for vulnerable populations,” said Assemblymember Chris Holden. “It would also decrease the need for costlier health care services later down the road and improve successful community reintegration.”